Job Opening: Executive Director

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Application Deadline: February 14, 2015 Employment Resources, Inc. (ERI), Madison, Wisconsin ERI serves people with disabilities by understanding employment barriers and exploring career possibilities. ERI is an equal opportunity employer with talented staff, creative and flexible work environment, excellent benefits and generous time off policies. Dynamic and innovative organization advancing the employment goals of people with disabilities seeks a leader …

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Anna Works: Let’s talk about employment, empowerment, and disability

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We have a new member of our staff at ERI, Anna Gouker. Anna is passionate about employment and empowering people with disabilities. And this is something Anna knows a little bit about. Not only does she hold a Master’s of Science degree in Rehabilitation Psychology from UW-Madison, but prior to joining the ERI team, Anna gained experience in counseling and …

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10 Helpful Personal Money Management Resources

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Here’s a question you may be asked as a professional providing services to people with disabilities. What tools and resources are available to support or assist people in improving their personal finances? Here are a few to check out and bookmark to your resource lists. America Saves (Online) Dedicated to helping individuals save money, reduce debt, and build wealth. Asset …

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Ask Ben

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Ben Spec, a world renowned, international benefits specialist for people with disabilities, combines his love of travel with his passion for benefits counseling. It’s not all champagne, ocean breezes, and jet-setting for Ben! No matter where he lands, Ben’s ready and willing to offer his expertise on how benefits decisions change a person’s life. Ben’s all about living life to …

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Jess Reed combines life events, graduate work to assist others with disabilities

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Source: from the Disability Advocate UW-Madison, Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education profile of Jess Reed, a Benefits Specialist, at Employment Resources, Inc. Jess Reed knows first-hand the difference quality disability resources and services can have on one’s life. She was diagnosed with depression as a child, developed bipolar disorder as a young adult and fibromyalgia just more than …

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Social Security Meet and Greet

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ERI was pleased to be invited and participate in a “Meet and Greet” with the Madison Social Security office on Friday, May 9. For over 20 years, ERI has worked collaboratively with the Madison Social Security office staff to serve and assist their beneficiaries with understanding and managing their benefits while working and most recently through the disability benefit application …

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Jolin Mitchel Receives Circle of Hope Award

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Community Partnerships of Madison, recently presented ERI’s Community Benefits Specialist, Jolin Mitchel, with a Circle of Hope Award at their annual Circle of Hope benefit on April 19, 2014. This award is given to individuals or organizations who have demonstrated leadership in advancing awareness of mental health through their involvement and advocacy with the community. In addition, award recipients have shown …

2013 Fall Webinar Series – An Intersections: Disability, Benefits and Employment Training Event

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Thanks for attending our Intersections Fall Webinar Series to get information, resources, and new connections between disability, employment, and benefits! This interactive webinar series brought back some of the most popular speakers and topics from the Intersections Conference from earlier this year! If you didn’t get the chance to attend or ask a question the first time around, now’s your chance to catch …

What’s on the Horizon for Health Care and Public Benefits – 2013 Fall Webinar Series

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Join us for our Intersections Fall Webinar Series to get information, resources, and new connections between disability, employment, and benefits! October 9, 2013 | 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. Get a just in time update on Health Care Reform with Jason Klimowicz, Disability Rights Wisconsin. From Medicaid to Medicare to Social Security and Long Term Care, we never know what legislative …